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NBC Stations Promote Braatz

The NBC Universal Television Stations promoted Matthew Braatz to senior vice president of technology and operations, from VP of technology.

Braatz will oversee the engineering, operations, information-technology and technology efforts at the 10 owned-and-operated stations, reporting to president John Wallace.

“Matt has tremendous knowledge of our core stations business, but also great understanding of how new technology can be used to further our local growth in today’s digital media environment,” Wallace said in a statement.

Prior to working for the station group, Braatz was a technology VP at NBC Universal flagship WNBC New York.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.